Civil Rights Investigator/Coordinator at Washington State University

Washington State University


Mid Level

Pullman, WA 99163, USA

$50 - $72

04 Jan → 03 Feb

Job Description

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at Please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

The EEO Investigator/Coordinator works with a team of investigators and support staff and is responsible for independently investigating student and employee complaints related to civil rights or discrimination and for coordinating University wide programs and policies relating to diversity management, accessibility, sexual harassment prevention, and other human rights topics. The duties of this position include, but art not limited to: conducting inquiries and formal investigations as warranted and writing investigative reports of findings; developing and reviewing prevention and response programs and policies to address discrimination and sexual misconduct; providing information and interpretation to students and employees regarding University policies; coordinating and conducting University-wide training and educational activities; and coordinating and participating in University-wide committees. This position requires a significant amount of writing.

Screening Begin Date: Screening for this position will begin January 3, 2022 and continue until both positions have been filled.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

  • Possession of a Law degree or Master's degree in a relevant field (human resources, management, education etc.) may be substituted for one year of experience requirement.

  • Experience conducting investigations or engaging in analytical review.

  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.

  • Experience writing detailed reports, carefully analyzing information, reviewing and processing detailed documents, handling confidential issues, and giving presentations.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in applying and interpreting federal and state laws, regulations, and rules in the workplace.

  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a diverse team-oriented environment.

  • Law degree or Master's degree in a relevant field (human resources, management, education, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Title IX regulation and requirements.

  • Knowledge of ADA laws and requirements.

  • Knowledge of EEO laws and requirements.

  • Experience working in higher education.

  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a culture of inclusiveness.

  • Fluency in a second language.

  • Working knowledge of WSU administrative environment.

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